It was an unlucky loss for Sunrisers Hyderabad in their previous match against Mumbai Indians. It was the second super over of this season and Mumbai Indians faired well. Sunrisers are in search of two points to keep themselves in the race for playoffs. Read on the complete IPl cricket tips for the match here.
It is the final stage of the league matches and still, the game is open for the last place to playoffs. There are four teams who are still fighting for it. Royal Challengers Bangalore are going to play Rajasthan Royals in their next match at Chinnaswamy Stadium on 4 May. A win here for Sunrisers would make it difficult for other teams to make it to the playoffs. Sunrisers are better placed than other teams because of their run-rate.
IPL Cricket Tips Performance Check
Royal Challengers Bangalore
the last match against Rajasthan Royals was ruined by rain. Virat Kohli led side would like to perform their best in their last match though they are out of the race for playoffs.
Their team has not been balanced with batting and bowling in opposite directions. They tried making some changes in the previous match but it was costly. Their bowling department has been the weakest in the tournament.
Chahal has been impressive but could not be depended upon solely. Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, and Pawan Negi don’t form the impressive attack. Marcus Stoinis might not play this match and Heitmeyer might get a bit of luck in the last match.
Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers have not been in the best of their forms in this season of IPL and we might expect them to fire in the last match for their pride. Klassen is also one of the talented batsmen who along with other overseas batsmen can be explosive.
The biggest strength of Hyderabad has been its bowling which is getting stronger day by day. They showed in the last match that they were not dependable on Warner and Bairstow for the batting. Their middle order has shown considerable efforts with the likes of Manish Pandey in good form. Martin Guptill has joined the side which gives them the strength that they need in batting.
They need to win this match at any cost so that they make it likely to qualify for playoffs because of superior net run-rate.
Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, and Khaleel Ahmed have been good a bowling unit and have been able to take wickets at crucial times. Mohammad Nabi is performing well and contributes to all the dimensions in the game.
Bowling has no questions to answer. The major concern is their batting line-up which looks to be exposed.
Head to Head Tipster
Sunrisers Hyderabad has won 8 matches of the 13 matches that they have played against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Bangalore has won 5 matches.
IPL Cricket Tips Playing XI Royal Challengers Bangalore: Parthiv Patel (wk), Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Heinrich Klaasen, Marcus Stoinis, Gurkeerat Singh, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Yuzvendra Chahal
IPL Cricket Tips Playing XI Sunrisers Hyderabad: Martin Guptill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Kane Williamson (c), Rashid Khan, Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma
Pitch & Weather Condition Tips
There are chances of rain in the southern part of India. The last match at Bengaluru has washed away due to rain. Pitch here is good for batting, the ball comes on to the bat very nicely. It is going to be a high scoring contest. Around 170 should be a good score.
Toss Prediction Tips
The team winning the toss is hopefully going to bat second. Chasing the target here is a preferred option.
IPL Cricket Tips & Prediction
Sunrisers have a concern with their batting line-up which is not very dependable. Bangalore has the advantage of playing at home but they have lacked contribution from their players. Virat Kohli is yet to win the toss with 10 losses out of 13 this year. Overall, Sunrisers look better on paper and performance wise. We expect Sunrisers Hyderabad to win the match.